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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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GEOL 381 - Structural Geology

Units: 5
Geometric, kinematic, and dynamic analysis of geologic structures and their origins and evolution. Laboratory emphasis on descriptive geometry, stereographic solutions to structural problems and data analysis; geologic maps and structure sections. Computer methods. Lecture Units: 3; Lab Units: 2.

Prerequisites: GEOL 360.
Equivalent Quarter Course: GEOL 3810.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Course Typically Offered: Variable Intermittently

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Develop a firm understanding of the distribution, cause; architecture of the geologic structures in the Earth’s crust.
  2. Analyze planar & linear field data by orthographic; stereographic methods, and 3-point problems.
  3. Apply methods of strain analysis and cross-section construction.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of the various structural styles associated with plate boundaries and within continents and ocean basins.

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